International Students Build Bridges with Food

Posted on January 19th, 2016

“International students gathered on Friday to cook a big meal together and make new friends.

Organized by the SFU student volunteer group, the Peer Health Educators, the Community Cooking Workshops aim to provide an opportunity for collaboration and meaningful social connection among participants…

A mini grant was awarded by the provincial health ministry to SFU Health Promotion in 2015 through their involvement in the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Changing the Culture of Substance Use (CCSU) project, within the BC Healthy Minds | Healthy Campuses initiative.  The goal of this project is for post-secondary students in British Columbia to experience and exhibit healthy relationships with substances, including food, within the context of a healthy campus culture.”

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